Gallup and Healthways Release 2016 State Well-Being Rankings
Friday, February 24, 2017
Gallup and Healthways have released the State of American Well-Being: 2016 State Well-Being Rankings report, which highlights important trends in health and well-being.
Notably, overall well-being in the U.S. reached a record high in 2016. Hawaii, Alaska and South Dakota, states with track records of high well-being, were the top states in the 2016 rankings.
2016 also ushered in historically low smoking rates; historically high rates of exercise; and the highest scores recorded on several healthcare access measures, including health insurance coverage.
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